furazolidone


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furazolidone

 [fu″rah-zol´ĭ-dōn]
a nitrofuran antibacterial and antiprotozoal used against many gram-negative intestinal bacteria in control of diarrhea and enteritis.
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Furazolidone resistance in Salmonella Gallinarum: the relationship between in vitro and in vivo determinations of resistance.
The botiquin included dissolvable zinc tablets and ORS, furazolidone suspension, amoxicillin syrup, acetaminophen syrup, a one-liter container to mix the ORS, counseling cards, commitment reminders, soap, cotton balls, clean towels, a thermometer, a timer to count respirations, and a spoon.
Three replications of five-week old Pearl grey guinea fowl keets were fed corn-soy diets containing 0 (control), 400, 600 and 800 parts per million (ppm) Furazolidone for four weeks.
Nelson, "Five v Ten Days' Therapy With Furazolidone for Giardiasis," American Journal of Diseases of Children, vol.
Approximately 5.0% of samples were from children who had received aminopenicillins, cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, or furazolidone within the 7 days preceding sample collection.
Susceptibility test showed 90(97.8%) resistance to metronidazole, 25(30.1%) ofloxacin, 6(16.2%) levofloxacin, 14(15.2%) furazolidone, 5(5.4%) clarithromycin, 4(4.3%) tetracycline and 2(2.2%) isolates showed resistance to amoxicillin.
Medications were bismuth potassium citrate (220 mg), esomeprazole (20 mg), amoxicillin (1.0 g), and furazolidone (100 mg): this quadruple therapy regimen was abbreviated to BEAF.
Typhoid fever resistant to furazolidone, ampicillin, chloramphenicol and co-trimoxazole.
The resistance to Furazolidone and Chloramphenicol was high, however, the fact that their use in veterinarian field is forbidden.
Reported reasons for increased plasma CK levels include blunt trauma, capture myopathy, exertion, feather-picking, furazolidone cardiotoxicosis, irritating injections, nutritional myopathy, self-mutilation, starvation, or surgery.
cholerae isolates tested, all were phenotypically El Tor and showed uniform resistance to co-trimoxazole and furazolidone. Resistance to tetracycline and erythromycin showed temporal fluctuation, varying from year to year, while all isolates were susceptible to gentamicin and ciprofloxacin15.
Experimental furazolidone toxicosis in broiler chicks: effect of dosage duration and age upon clinical signs and some blood parameters" Acta Vet Hungaria vol.